All professionals at Allergy and Asthma Consultants of Mid-Michigan maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in the medical field. Read on to learn more about our staff's experience and training.
Ridhu C. Burton M.D.
Dr. Burton graduated from the University of Western Ontario in 1984. She attended medical school in London, Ontario, Canada. She completed her residency training in Internal Medicine and then her combined adult and pediatric fellowship in Allergy and Clinical Immunology at the University of Manitoba, Canada. She joined Dr. Saker and Dr. Flory in 2002. Dr. Burton is a Diplomat of the American Boards of Internal Medicine and Allergy and Immunology. She is a Fellow of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology and a fellow of the American College of Allergy & Clinical Immunology. Dr. Burton is the former President of the Michigan Allergy and Asthma Society .
Ravi R. Polasani M.D.
Dr. Polasani completed his internal medicine residency at the University of Texas Health Sciences Center in San Antonio, Texas.
He is board certified in internal medicine. He completed his two year fellowship in allergy and clinical immunology at State University of New York in Buffalo, New York.
He is board certified in allergy and clinical immunology. He is a fellow of the American College of Allergy & Clinical Immunology.
Brianna Smith PA-C
Brianna Smith is certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants. She graduated from Michigan State University with her undergraduate degree in Human Biology in 2011 and graduated from the Grand Valley State University Physician Assistant Program with her graduate degree in Physician Assistant Studies in 2015. She is married and enjoys spending time with family and friends.
James H. Saker M.D.
Dr. Saker graduated from the University of Michigan Medical School. He completed his residency in Internal Medicine and Fellowship in Allergy and Clinical Immunology also at the University of Michigan in 1963. He served as a Captain of the US Army Medical Corps between 1957 and 1960. He is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine and by the American Board of Allergy and Clinical Immunology. He is a Fellow of both the American Academy and American College of Allergy and Asthma and Immunology. In addition, he is a Fellow of American College of Chest Physicians. He was past President of the Michigan Allergy & Asthma Society. He served as Chief of Staff E.W. Sparrow Hospital.He practiced until 2009 and then retired.
Clyde R. Flory M.D.
Dr. Flory graduated from John Hopkins University School of Medicine in 1959. He completed his Internal Medicine Residency training at Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, Michigan, and went on to complete his Fellowship in Allergy and Clinical Immunology at the same institution, graduating in 1964. He joined Dr. James Saker in Lansing, Michigan in 1964 and practiced until October 2006, when he retired. He was Past President of the Michigan Allergy and Asthma Society and Fellow of the American College of Physicians, Fellow of the American Academy of Allergy, and Asthma and Immunology. He is a lifelong member of the Board of Asthma and Allergy Foundation of American, Michigan Chapter.